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    I don't remember him offering twice. I do...

    I don't remember him offering twice. I do remember after "High Energy" had a spark in sales he offered. The truth is he had shown that they could not trust him at that point. It wasn't about...
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    Why was Flo causing "problems"? What made her...

    Why was Flo causing "problems"? What made her act out? Don't tell me it was all because she was raped as a teen either....... Most people that have read their story know why and can understand it. I...
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    BS! Motown definitely knew there would be a...

    BS! Motown definitely knew there would be a substantial amount in royalties from the Supremes recordings at that time. They were prepared to hold up the little money they were offering Flo in her...
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    By forbidding Florence Ballard to use her...

    By forbidding Florence Ballard to use her Supremes connection (she even started the group!), they were completely erasing Florence's past in the entertainment industry. Motown never promoted the...
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    I believe Berry Gordy would have killed them off...

    I believe Berry Gordy would have killed them off immediately had Mary let him manage them! It was a trust thing at that point. Regarding the MSG decision. I remember we told them not to do it! ...
  6. These are the types of shows I'd love to see!

    These are the types of shows I'd love to see!
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    When Stevie's version came out and was so well...

    When Stevie's version came out and was so well received, I actually forgot the Beatles original version.
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    Yes! Thank you, Motown Eddie, for remembering...

    Yes! Thank you, Motown Eddie, for remembering Bobby as well.
  9. Inconsistent airplay across major markets? HA! ...

    Inconsistent airplay across major markets? HA! There was NO AIRPLAY in most markets because they never would receive the radio promo copies from the record company. Motown had Salespeople that...
  10. That's what happened with "Bad Weather". It was...

    That's what happened with "Bad Weather". It was a bonafide hit in markets like Washington D.C. and Honolulu, Hawaii. The problem was you could not hear it on stations around the country because they...
  11. It is clear that "Bad Weather" was in a "holding...

    It is clear that "Bad Weather" was in a "holding pattern" around the country with only a few markets like D.C. and Hawaii where it received somewhat adequate airplay. Had Motown went on and pulled...
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    Happy Birthday "Uncle Smokey"! I appreciate all...

    Happy Birthday "Uncle Smokey"! I appreciate all that you do. Have the very best day!

    Marv
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    Stevie Wonder - We Can Work It Out (1970)

    Now, how great was this?


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JgHIm5AqtXc
  14. Mary Wilson, U.S. Cultural Ambassador in Brussels!

    https://www.facebook.com/usembassybelgium/posts/10157453866908110
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    That would have been impossible to believe. He...

    That would have been impossible to believe. He gave her the worst Separation Agreement I had ever of, so recording and promoting her? No way!
  16. Mary Wilson & The Four Tops Will Play the King Center

    https://www.broadwayworld.com/fort-lauderdale/article/THE-FOUR-TOPS-MARY-WILSON-Will-Play-the-King-Center-20200217
  17. Mary Wilson Headlines Motown Legends Concert March 27

    http://www.oc-breeze.com/2020/02/18/177870_motown-legends-mary-wilson-of-the-supremes-the-original-vandellas-and-the-contours-featuring-joe-billingslea-jam-at-ccpa/
  18. ENTER TO WIN: Tickets To See Mary Wilson ! - Baltimore

    https://www.wbal.com/article/436614/3/enter-to-win-tickets-to-see-mary-wilson-of-the-supremes
  19. Now I wonder why and how "Bad Weather" was...

    Now I wonder why and how "Bad Weather" was allowed to "Bubble Under the Hot 100" for 13 weeks whole weeks? hmmmm.........
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    Yes! Isn't that something. I think things...

    Yes! Isn't that something. I think things happened the way they were supposed to. We got Jean Terrell then and Scherrie Payne later. I only wished Motown had really stuck with them.
  21. Eddie Kendricks - Keep On Truckin' (The Ebony Affair Show)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=px8uVYjN0EA
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qTVtgAZw-uE

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qTVtgAZw-uE
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kFMuY7lwWzQ

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kFMuY7lwWzQ
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    To some, but not by me.

    To some, but not by me.
  25. That law was passed primarily to assist those...

    That law was passed primarily to assist those abused by priests as children. This woman is crazy.
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